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Blood Sugar and Immune Response

Why would high blood sugar be linked to more severe cases of COVID? That’s a question researchers at the University of Michigan are attempting to explain. Here’s what they think so far… 👉 Elevated blood sugars create low-grade inflammation 👉 Existing low-grade...

Praevenire

The naturopathic principle of “Prevention” (Praevenire) also play a huge role in treating patients. I have apprenticed with Feather Jones RH (AHG) to learn more about herbalism. I also completed my training as a registered herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild....

Vis Medicatrix Naturae

In this day in age, the principle of the “Healing Power of Nature” (Vis Medicatrix Naturae) is seemingly one of the most undervalued. It is a testimony to the incredible ability of the body to heal itself, and as a naturopath I facilitate that by removing obstacles to...

🐰TULAREMIA🐰

RABBITS, hares and rodents🐭 are the most commonly affected by bacterium Francisella tularensis. 🦠Ticks and deer flies transmit tularemia to humans, especially in the western United States. The symptoms vary wildly including fever as high as 104F with 🗣cough, sore...

🍎Apples🍎

🍏Can an apple a day keep the doctor away? 🍏If you have high cholesterol the answer to this question may be YES! 🍏Apples contain polyphenols, potent antioxidants, commonly found in fruit, legumes, red wine, tea, coffee, and chocolate. The apple polyphenols have been...

🐠Fish and Air Pollution💨

🧠Air pollution is bad for your brain. Sure, you may not notice it today or next week, but years of exposure to pollutants can take a toll on your brain. Sure, you may not have autoimmune encephalitis, but brain health is important too all of us.  🐠Recent research...

Tolle Totum

The naturopathic principle to “Treat the Whole Person” (Tolle Totum) emphasizes our duty to consider all aspects of a patient’s case including establishing the fundamentals of health. For example, in a patient that presents to clinic with fatigue I dig deeper to see...

6 Naturopathic Principles Introduction

There are 6 Naturopathic Principles which will be outlined here over the next few months, those include: “First Do No Harm” (Primum Non Nocere)“Treat the Whole Person” (Tolle Totum)“Identify and Treat the Causes” (Tolle Causam)“Healing Power of Nature” (Vis Medicatrix...

🍇🍋GRAPEFRUIT🍇🍋

Within the small intestines, colon, and liver there are enzymes involved in processing pharmaceutical drugs.  💊These enzymes belong to a family called cytochrome P450. Grapefruit contains chemicals called furanocoumarins which can alter how the cytochrome enzymes...

👁Vision board👁

👀This isn’t your average vision board!  This comes after many years of experimenting with the process of creating a vision board through paper clippings.  👀This year a mentor sparked an epiphany for my vision board creating. WHAT IF we used the amazing internet and...